NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.


  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

Google promises YouTube crackdown on online extremism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence.


Big questions in US warship's collision with container ship

TOKYO (AP) — Days after a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a merchant container ship, little information has emerged to explain how it could have happened. As the families of seven American sailors mourn their losses, here's a look at what we know, and what we don't:

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  • Written by By MARI YAMAGUCHI , Associated Press

Police: Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — What was supposed to be a morning of prayer and reflection in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan ended in tragedy when 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was fatally attacked as she headed back to a Virginia mosque after enjoying a pre-dawn meal with friends.


  • Written by By MATTHEW BARAKAT , Associated Press